US Exporters

US Exporters

This page hosts coverage dedicated to the unique transportation, market, and operational challenges of US exporters and their supply chains.

News & Analysis

23 Mar 2021
Rapid e-commerce delivery requirements, as well as capacity shortages and equipment imbalances, are spurring the growth of transloading near US seaports, speakers at TPM21 said.
30 Jan 2018
The sheer scale of China’s waste import business means exporters need to find alternative markets for their recyclable products.
18 Jan 2018
A downriver site on the Mississippi River would provide expansion capacity and no bridge restrictions.
19 Dec 2017
Seacor hopes to add second weekly sailing to funnel resin exports to New Orleans.
20 Nov 2017
Exports to the largest global consumer of wastepaper are in serious trouble.
08 Nov 2017
US meat exports to China are set to be boosted sharply following the signing of a three-year volume commitment by online retailer JD.com.
30 Oct 2017
The new facility is scheduled to open in the third quarter of 2018.
10 Oct 2017
The service also gives US importers a new option.
15 Sep 2017
“Whenever the business volumes reach the top quadrant, there will be chassis shortages, and that’s where we are now.”
14 Sep 2017
Inland warehouses and trucking loom as a potential weak link in the supply chain of US cotton exporters preparing for their biggest harvest in years.
04 Sep 2017
Containerized exports are tied closely to agricultural commodities.
01 Sep 2017
Export supply chains for synthetic resins have resumed limited operations.
29 Aug 2017
US exporters using West Coast ports are paying extra to work around shorter delivery windows.
18 Aug 2017
There were 12 vessels waiting to enter the port Friday morning.
16 Aug 2017
The Freeport project comes as several polymer plants in Texas and Louisiana prepare by early 2018 to begin production.
16 Aug 2017
The offering starts Aug. 27 and lasts eight weeks.
16 Aug 2017
A new bilateral agreement could open China’s huge market to US rice as early as next year.
15 Aug 2017
Trade between Charleston and the United Kingdom is growing faster than trade between the United States and the United Kingdom as a whole.
14 Aug 2017
The new terminal, pulling in grain carloads from the western Canadian provinces and the US Midwest, will help alleviate equipment shortages for North American outbound moves.
04 Aug 2017
China dominates US scrap paper exports, accounting for almost 84 percent of total containerized wastepaper exports.
04 Aug 2017
US cotton exporters say that although Bangladesh is a growing market, its port congestion and lack of direct services adds complexity to their supply chains.
28 Jul 2017
Port CEO Brandy Christian called the agreement a “win-win”.
27 Jul 2017
Surcharge comes as ports, carriers prepare for surge in synthetic resin exports.
24 Jul 2017
US soybean exporters are bullish this year.
20 Jul 2017
Robust demand is expected to push US poultry export volume higher this year.
20 Jul 2017
When it comes to poultry, the Port of Savannah has plenty to crow about.
19 Jul 2017
If the ban takes effect, US exporters of these commodities will lose access to the destination where they shipped 77.8 percent of their products last year.
18 Jul 2017
Trade disputes are driving US exporters of dried distillers grains (DDGs) to overhaul their supply chains.
17 Jul 2017
The shuttering of many plants for three weeks and more, opposed to the traditional break of one or two weeks, bodes poorly for the country’s third-largest export and its second-largest import.
14 Jul 2017
US cotton exporters are anticipating another strong year after containerized cotton exports rose 3.7 percent last year.
13 Jul 2017
The first consignment of US beef to be imported by China in 14 years is just days away from arriving in the country.
30 Jun 2017
The port is in the midst of a $1 billion expansion and renovation program.
29 Jun 2017
Maersk Line says it is close to bringing its operations back to normal after a massive cyberattack.
29 Jun 2017
A key issue is which ships are allowed to enter the port first if there are several waiting.
28 Jun 2017
Maersk is limping toward recovery from a devastating cyberattack.
28 Jun 2017
The alarm bells have been ringing for years.